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Man Arrested For Trespassing and Harassment After Causing a Scene at a Melville Mosque

Last Thursday, an East Northport man was arrested for trespassing and harassment after entering and allegedly refusing to leave a mosque in Melville according to police. Law enforcement stated, 46, knocked on the door and was let in by an employee. Endler then allegedly began yelling at employees as soon ...
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Major Layoffs at Amityville School District Announced

The Amityville school district announced that a high number of employees are set to be laid off in June. A community letter posted to the ...
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Black Authors Festival at Sag Harbor Gears Up For Year Two

After their inaugural year saw over 80 guests, moving panel discussions and lively music, the Black Authors Festival at Sag Harbor is in the works ...
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(Exclusive) Girls Who Brunch Tour Comes to New York For the First Time at Wyandanch Memorial High School

The season of giving may be over, but Dr. Ni’Cola Mitchell, founder of the Girls Who Brunch Tour, has found a way to give back ...
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Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce Hosts Unique Honoree Ceremony For Black Media

During minority business week on Oct. 11, the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce hosted their inaugural Salute to Black Media Awards Night. The ...
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Things to Do On Long Island For Indigenous Peoples’ Day 2023

During Indigenous People’s Day, Native traditions are proudly on full display. NPR reported that the very idea of Indigenous Peoples’ Day was first proposed in ...
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Ways to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month on Long Island

Hispanic Heritage Month began as a way to observe Hispanic culture and traditions. Starting as a week in 1968 under President Lyndon B. Johnson, it ...
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Shades of Long Island Episode 2 Highlights Black History and Excellence on Long Island
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Shades of Long Island Episode 2 Highlights Black History and Excellence on Long Island

We’re back with a brand new episode of Shades of Long Island! His sunglasses have been featured in Vibe Magazine and seen on the face ...
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The BOP Open Mic Night Aims to Make Long Island a Poetry Destination

The Recording Academy recently made the decision to show poets love, adding the category Best Spoken Word Poetry Album to their list of Grammy awards. ...
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New Club at Sag Harbor's Pierson High School Highlights Asian Culture

New Club at Sag Harbor’s Pierson High School Highlights Asian Culture

Over the past few weeks, local and national news programs have shown graphic videos of ...
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Empowering Policies, Research, and Practices to Support Young Readers: A Panel Discussion

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2024 Women & Girls Conference – Embracing Innovation in the 21st Century

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The BOP Open Mic Night Aims to Make Long Island a Poetry Destination

The Recording Academy recently made the decision to show poets love, adding the category Best Spoken Word Poetry Album to their list of Grammy awards. ...
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Let's Kick it with the Joneses - How Encanto Addresses Family Trauma
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Let’s Kick it with the Joneses – How Encanto Addresses Family Trauma

How does generational trauma impact a family? Kick it with us as we unpack Disney’s Encanto. From the animation and music to living up to ...
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Long Island Fashion and Beauty Experts Weigh-in on Retail Companies’ Plans For Diversity and Inclusion

Retail companies since last May have shown interest in Black-owned businesses amid the ongoing calls for racial and social-economic equality from the Black Lives Matter ...
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Locally Made Sweet Treats to Beat the Heat For this Summer

Ice cream, a classic staple of the American diet, and a crucial part of beating the heat. It’d be difficult to find a Long Islander ...
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Q&A: Dr. Minghao Liu Shares How the New York and Long Island LGBTQ+ Community Can Access Proper Healthcare
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Q&A: Dr. Minghao Liu Shares How the New York and Long Island LGBTQ+ Community Can Access Proper Healthcare

Dr. Minghao Liu, a New York physician who specializes in LGBTQ healthcare, recently appeared on Today. She now joins Shades of Long Island for a ...
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International Yoga Day Highlight: Body & Brain Lynbrook Shows Why Yoga Should Be Part of Your Routine
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International Yoga Day Highlight: Body & Brain Lynbrook Owners Show Why Yoga Should Be Part of Your Routine

Beatricia Brun was in college when she started incorporating yoga into her routine.  On weekends, she would travel from Stony Brook University to Syosset, where ...
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